Guide to Mutual Funds


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3 Years
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Kredent Academy
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Course Highlights

  • 26 videos
  • 2+ hours of content
  • 1 supplementary study materia



Mutual funds have gained immense popularity over the years and have also witnessed a considerable increase in growth rate. The ease with which a small investor can invest their money in a pool of diversified securities is the reason why mutual funds have become one of the favorites go-to investment options for investors.
Along with the evolving mutual fund industry, several questions regarding the characteristics, operations, and nature of these funds have also evolved. 

This course helps the students to understand the basic concepts and nature of investment in mutual funds.



The objective of the course is to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of mutual funds and its functionings with the help of an interactive format. This course is designed to make you understand the basic concepts and operations of mutual funds to ease you into investing in mutual funds.


After completing this course, students will have a clear understanding of how mutual fund investment work and it will help them make a well-informed decision regarding their investment in mutual funds. Different mutual fund concepts have been explained here with the help of day to day real-life comparisons which makes it easier for the students to grasp the intrinsic nature of this type of investment. 

A guidebook to mutual funds is also provided along with this course which gives a detailed understanding of mutual funds


Topics Covered

The following concepts have been demystified in this course:

  • What are mutual funds?
  • Advantages of investing in mutual funds
  • Different types of mutual funds based on investment strategies and structure
  • Different types of investment plan like SIP, STP
  • Ways to investing in mutual funds
  • Assets under management
  • New offer fund
  • Benchmark
  • Exchange-traded fund
  • Exit load
  • Expense ratio
  • Offer document 
  • Factsheet
  • Net Asset Value
  • How does a mutual fund scheme work?
  • Taxation under mutual funds


Intended Participants

The target audience involves:

  • Portfolio managers
  • Entry-level analysts
  • Traders
  • Individual investor

In short, this course is intended for any student or working professional who is looking to start their investment journey. Any investor with no knowledge about the investment process stands to gain from this course and take an informed decision towards investing their money.




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